VoIP phone service is a technology that enable us communicate through Internet rather than old traditional phone systems.
As we discussed on home page and how VoIP works, it is not hard to understand, let me break it down and categorize VoIP phone services as follows:
When IP Telephony developed, the only available systems were PC based VoIP phone calls. Later it improved from basic PC to PC to advanced methods like web based sot-phones, phone to phone and so on forth.
Following are the main PC based VoIP phone service categories:
As the words tell, with device based VoIP phone call - you place a telephone call using or from a VoIP device to a regular phone or mobile.
Popular VoIP systems/services such as Call-Shop and Calling-Card can be offered through VoIP devices / Gateways such as:
You may check VoIP devices page to learn about an overview of basic, intermediate and advanced hard phones.
Usually you won't require an Internet or VoIP device with phone based VoIP phone call except with a call-shop system.
If you ever visited a call-shop to make local or international call, there is definitely a VoIP gateway that was set up to by pass your phone calls. Most of the customers don't know or realize that.
Following are most known phone based VoIP calls:
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